September 28, 2021

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Biden calls out GOP governors: Help or get out of the way

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President Joe Biden ratcheted up pressure on some Republican governors to do more for their constituents as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across their states.
The remarks came as Biden said in a speech on that the US has shared more than 100 million vaccine doses globally, and announced a number of new steps taken since last week to try to get more Americans vaccinated and slow the spread of coronavirus. The new efforts included requiring that all federal employees must attest to being vaccinated against Covid-19 or face strict protocols and encouraging states to provide cash incentives to people to get vaccinated.
Even with those measures, Biden lamented the current state of Covid-19 in the US, saying the Delta variant is "moving like wildfire through the unvaccinated communities and it’s heartbreaking particularly because it’s preventable." The President squarely blamed policy decisions made in states that have bans on mask mandates, specifically pointing to Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis — who represent the two states which now make up about a third of the nation’s new Covid-19 cases.
Biden cited Texas’ rule, saying "state universities or community colleges could be fined if it allows a teacher to ask her unvaccinated students to wear a mask."
"What are we doing?" the President asked.
"Florida and Texas account for one third of all new Covid-19 cases in the entire country. Just two states. Look, we need leadership from everyone. If some governors aren’t willing to do the right thing to beat this pandemic, they should allow businesses and universities who want to do the right thing to be able to do it," he continued.
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Source: CNN

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